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Intermedia Now Offers Hosted PBX VoIP Telephone Service as Standalone


May 6, 2011 - NEW YORK, NY

Intermedia, the world's largest Microsoft Exchange hosting provider, recently announced that its hosted PBX is now available as a standalone service in response to market demand. Previously, the service was only available as an integrated option of Intermedia's hosted Exchange. Hosted PBX is VoIP-based and provides users with the cost savings of unlimited domestic calling as well as business features like a customizable main number greeting, routing for incoming calls and extension dialing.

As a hosted PBX provider, Intermedia offers the cloud-based, business phone solution complete with many features including:

  • Voice menu that greets callers and routes incoming calls
  • Hunt groups to route calls across sales, customer service or other teams -- assuring important calls are always answered quickly
  • Flat-rate, per-user monthly charges with unlimited calling in the US and Canada
  • Quick in-office dialing with extension dialing
  • Find me/follow me so employees can set up another phone number -- such as a mobile phone or home office phone -- that rings when their primary phone isn't answered
  • Voicemails delivered to an email inbox (voicemail-to-email) as a .wav attachment, making it easy to store or forward to anyone with an email address
  • Music on hold so callers can listen to music or a greeting while they are waiting for Voice Menu calls to be answered

Hosted PBX, like all Intermedia services, is managed from the company's proprietary HostPilot® Control Panel, providing customers a single point of communications control.

"We made hosted PBX available as a standalone product in response to feedback from the market and our partners," says Jonathan McCormick, COO, Intermedia. "Small and medium-size businesses are looking for high quality voice solutions from trusted providers that won't break the bank -- but gives them all the features and benefits larger enterprise businesses enjoy."

Every Intermedia hosted PBX account also comes with end user features including a direct phone number, unique extension, E911 Service, caller ID, call waiting, call transfer, call forwarding and 3-way calling.

The VoIP service is provided to Intermedia customers exclusively by its VoIP partner, Unison Communications, Inc. To learn more about Intermedia's hosted PBX service go to http://www.intermedia.net/visitor/standalone-hosted-pbx.aspx.

ABOUT INTERMEDIA
Intermedia is the premier provider of communications services, including hosted Microsoft Exchange, to small- and mid-sized businesses. For an affordable monthly fee, customers get business email, VoIP telephony, smartphones, instant messaging, fax and other communications delivered as a service with 24x7 support. Intermedia also empowers thousands of smaller VARs and MSPs -- as well as select Fortune 500 companies -- to sell communications services under their own brand. Founded in 1995, Intermedia was the first company to offer cloud-based business-class email and now has over 300,000 premium hosted Exchange mailboxes under management -- more than any other provider. For more information, visit www.intermedia.net.

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CONTACT:
Cynthia Greenberg
646-225-9473
cgreenberg@intermedia.net

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